This area lies outside the historical peninsula and the city walls. In this area, we see many mosques, mausoleums, graveyards, fountains, as well as old imarets-eateries-for poor people. Being outside the city walls the area has long been used as a major Muslim shrine. Today Muslims from all over world pay visit to this holy place.
Our tour begins with a visit to the Mosque of Eyub al Ansari - the standard bearer of Prophet Muhammed – and continues to the Mausoleum of Sokullu Mehmet Paşa, a Grand Vizier of Selim II-of Bosnian origin, the Mosque of Zal Mahmut Paşa-the son in law of Sultan Selim II., the Mausoleum of Sultan Reşat, the Tekke (Convent) of the Kalenderi Sect. These are only some of the places we will visit. Our tour will then continue through the Eyup Cemetery and end on Pierre Loti Hill.
Highlights: Mosque of Eyüp, Imaret, Pierre Loti Hill, Eyüp Cemetery, Sümbül Sinan Tekke
Departure point: Pick up from centrally located hotels in Istanbul
Departure time: 09:00 am
Duration: 3.5 hours (approx.)
Return details: Tour finishes at Eyüp District at 12:30 pm
Cancellation is not possible in the last 24 hours. There will be no refund for any unused portion or any tour program.